the day the world turned dayglo…again
poly and daughter celeste backstage at the roundhouse reunion gig
celeste n poly x ray
all by Grey Sparrow Photography
stiffed – your voice
Straight Line Stitch
photo by Grey Sparrow Photography
I love this song……..
How come they won’t promote great artists like this on BET…I’ll never know. Fucking BET.
Because if more Black people realized that there’s more than one way to “be Black” (or, in layman terms, to EXIST period) then they’ll lose a big chunk of mindless, vapid consumers and might even have a full scale revolution on their hands.
Promote race conformity and you’ll have nice little consumers who’ll never question anything. Even though the Internet has maybe already started to change ALL of that already…
Anyway, this is “Pearl” by Tamar-Kali.
Chrissie Hyde – The Pretenders
Debbie Harry – Blondie
Viv Albertine – The Slits
Siouxsie Sioux – Siouxsie and the Banshees
Poly Styrene – X-ray Spex
Pauline Black – The Selecter
Photo by Michael Putland
Style Inspiration > Poly Styrene
Fuck she’s my everything inspiration style music attitude
I never had that thing about being black. If the whole world was like that, maybe there would be more harmony and love.
Artist: Tina Turner
Track: Whole Lotta Love
Album: Acid Queen
Theme: old school soul 1955-1975
Tina doing a bad ass cover of the Led Zeppelin song of the same name
Ike & Tina
The Village Voice – Jul 9, 1970
There were these girls that useta’ chain themselves together with handcuffs and things…but I didn’t write it about them. I just used that kind of bondage theme to express repression. When people see these people wearin’ bondage they think they’re for bondage – but they’re not.
marquee london nov 1977
poly poly poly
photo by Phil Knott